Blackberry Pie Murder
Baker and amateur detective Hannah Swenson solves a mysterious murder while planning her mother's wedding. Hannah Swenson keeps trying to focus her attention of her bakery, but life just keeps getting in the way. The Lake Eden, Minnesota woman is "volunteered" into planning her mother's wedding. And things don't get any better when she has an accident and kills a man while delivering cookies in her truck. Despite the fact that it was storming, Hannah is ... Blueberry Muffin Murder
Kensington, Mar 2002, 22.00, 336 pp.
To drum up tourism during the off season, Lake Eden, Minnesota hosts its first annual Winter Carnival. The Cookie Jar bakery owners Hannah Swensen and Lisa Herman are providing many pastries though not the official Winter Carnival cake. That honor has been bestowed on TV show celebrity, Connie “Mac” MacIntyre, host of “Cooking with Connie”.
Connie Mac expects everything her way an... Fudge Cupcake Murder
Kensington, March 2004, 22.00, 307 pp.
In Lake Eden, Minnesota, Hannah Swenson owns and runs the only bakery and cookie shop in town and business is booming thinks to her excellent baking concoctions. She is helping her brother in law Bill run for town sheriff and is a volunteer teacher for those who want to learn how to make desserts. One night after class, she goes to throw out the garbage only to find the murdered body of the... Lemon Meringue Pie Murder
Kensington, March 2003, 22.00, 320 pp.
Lake Eden is a small resort town in Minnesota that is relatively crime free but when a homicide occurs, Hannah Swensen, the owner of the cookie Jar, is usually in the middle of the investigation. Murder is the farthest from Hannah's mind because her beau, Norman Rhodes bought a house from Rhonda Scarf and plans to demolish the building to build his and Hannah's dream home. Rhonda sold the h...
Peach Cobbler Murder
It's no secret to Hannah's friends that Hannah is no fan of Shawna Lee Quinn. But that's especially true since Shawna opened the Magnolia Blossom Bakery right across the street from Hannah's own shop. Business is looking pretty poor, and if things don't change soon, Hannah and Lisa might have to close their doors.
On a happier note, Lisa and Herb's wedding day has finally arrived. So what if Shawna Lee has promised to bring her famous peach cobbler t... Sugar Cookie Murder
Kensington, Oct 2004, 16.00, 352 pp.
Hannah Swenson owns the Cookie Jar Bakery in Eden Lake, Minnesota. Currently she is working to get ready for the Christmas party and food competition at the community center. Hannah is compiling a book of recipes that the townsfolk are renowned for. Everyone seems to want to be included in the cookbook so Hannah is struggling not to ruffle any feathers by showing every dish entered at the p... The Chocolate Chip Murder Mystery
Hannah Swensen dropped out of graduate school to return home to Minnesota when her father died. She opened a cookie store chiefly run by her lone employee Lisa, moved in with her one-eyed cat, and (to the dismay of her ferociously matchmaking mother) settled down to a satisfying life of thirtyish spinsterhood.
The morning her non-domestic, real-estate-agent sister Andrea drops off her daughter for babysitting (again!), Hannah discovers former high ...